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Supporting the Mental Health of Older People Living in the Community
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts for a discussion about how can we best support the mental health of older people living in the community.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Eddie's story be better equipped to: 

  • recognise the key principles of the featured disciplines' approach in screening and assessing the mental health of older people living in the community
  • understand how different practitioners can intervene to support older people living in the community, thereby improving mental health outcomes
  • identify challenges to, and opportunities for collaboration that may emerge as practitioners from different disciplines work together to support Eddie.


Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.:

  • Ms Julie Bajic (Psychologist, New South Wales)
  • Professor Henry Brodaty (Psychiatrist, New South Wales)
  • Ms Sharon Leigh-Hazel  (Carer and Carers' Advocate, Australian Capital Territory)
  • Dr Morton Rawlin (General Practitioner, Victoria)


  • Dr Michael Murray (General Practitioner and Medical Educator, Queensland)



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This webinar was produced in May 2015. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network’s webinars are produced for mental health professionals. The information is intended for suitably-experienced mental health professionals and does not replace clinical judgement and decision making. It is intended for use as a guide of a general nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances. The subject matter is not exhaustive of any mental health conditions presented. Health professionals implementing any recommendations contained in the webinar must exercise their own independent skill or judgement or seek appropriate professional advice relevant to their own particular circumstances when so doing. Any information presented in the webinar recording was deemed relevant at the time of the live event and after this date has not been reviewed. No guarantee can be given that the information is free from error or omission. Accordingly, MHPN and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including without limitation liability by reason of negligence) to any users of the information contained in any MHPN webinar for any loss or damage (consequential or otherwise) cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information contained in MHPN webinars and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation of the information.